Iconic travel bookstore, Stanfords has opened its new London flagship at 7 Mercer Walk. Designed by Caulder Moore and fitted out by Bluecrow Projects, the 386 sq m store concept has been specially designed to accommodate the brand’s numerous book launches and signings. Expanding on the much-loved café Stanfords has also introduced an adventurous menu, with space for more than 25 covers including an al-fresco seating area.
With the build up to Nike's SS19 Teck Pack launch, NikeTown in London has unveiled an experiential membership space where the brand celebrates the design behind the design. Members get early access to the product and exclusive services, allowing them to try on the product as well as the opportunity to get a personalised digital take-away.
On Friday 18 January, the Lush store at 10 Market Street, Manchester will open again afer a renovation, revealing the first plastic packaging-free cosmetics store in the country. With awareness of plastic pollution at an all time high, Lush’s newest Naked shop will host an abundance of plastic packaging-free alternatives. The new Naked shop in Manchester follows the success of Lush’s first Naked sites in Milan and Berlin.
Steve Shiffman, chief executive officer of Calvin Klein, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH Corp, has unveiled a series of strategic changes to the company in response to the rapidly evolving fashion and retail landscape. The brand is relaunching the Calvin Klein 205W39NYC business under a new name, design approach and creative direction, and the 654 Madison Avenue store will be closing in Spring 2019. The company is evaluating options for future retail locations, and will also be unveiling new consumer experiences both online and offline.
Eyeliner and chicken wings, not your average partnership, but a pop-up opening in Shoreditch will soon be focusing on the two. Cosmetics giant Benefit has partnered with southern fried chicken brand Mother Clucker to launch a dedicated pop-up for foodie fashionistas, in celebration of Benefit's new Roller Liner liquid matte eyeliner.